Wilkes University holds its first Scholarship Symposium from March 28-30 celebrating the outstanding faculty research and scholarship taking place in all of its academic disciplines. The event highlights Wilkes' unique position as a small research university within the intimate environment of a liberal arts college. Research presentations will begin at 4 p.m. each of the three days of the symposium in various locations on campus.
Wilkes' AmeriCorps VISTA, Office of Civic Engagement and Office of Diversity Initiatives is collecting gently used prom clothes. Donations should be lightly used formal attire and accessories such as dresses, gowns, tuxedos, dress shirts, pants, ties and shoes. The goal is to collect at least 200 articles of clothing. The deadline for donations is April 3.
Wilkes University Theatre presents We Shot JFK, an original multimedia documentary theatre event using government reports, television footage and original interviews as source material for the script. Performances are April 6, 7, 8 at 8 p.m. and April 9 at 2 p.m. at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts.
Exploring a career as a lawyer will be the focus when Wilkes University hosts Law Day on Tuesday, March 28. The keynote address, "Law 101," will be delivered at 9 a.m. by Ed Ciaramboli 1995 Wilkes graduate and partner at Fellerman & Ciaramboli.
The Wilkes University Civic Band will present the concert "Homegrown Music" on Fri., March 31 at 7:30 p.m. in the student lounge of the Henry Center, 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre. The concert will feature world premieres by members of the Civic Band; "Fantasy of Time" by Mark Stransky, a Wilkes alumnus, and "Shenandoah" by Ryan Lamoreux. Also featured will be "Valdres March" by Johannes Hanssen and "Loch Lomond" by Frank Ticheli.
Wilkes University does more than get students ready for their careers. It helps students get noticed in their fields before graduation. Senior integrative media major Kevin Schiel is proof. He won the College Tabletop Award at the Pennsylvania Consortium on Video Games. Schiel, a Wyoming, Pa., resident, designed a tabletop card gameLearn More
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- Dr. Edward T. Bednarz III
- Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
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- Dr. Robert W. Bohlander
- Professor, Psychology
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- Dr. Marianne M. Rexer
- Professor, Sidhu School of Business
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- Dr. John Hepp
- Associate Professor, History
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- Dr. Kyle L. Kreider
- Associate Professor, Political Science
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- Dr. William Terzaghi
- Professor, Biology
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